Online Bachelor of Applied Science in Health Sciences
With Arizona State University’s online health sciences degree, you can tailor your studies to relevant areas of personal and professional interest. This program is intended for students who hold an Associate of Applied Science and are interested in earning their bachelor’s degree in a shorter amount of time. With a Bachelor of Applied Science in health sciences, you’ll gain the knowledge and experience needed to advance your career.
Next start date: 06/29/2022
Total classes: 19
Weeks per class: 7.5
Total credit hours: 120
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What are health sciences?
Health sciences refer to a broad spectrum of disciplines related to improving health care delivery, medical outcomes and treatment for individuals, communities and systems.
Through this health sciences major, you can engage with a cross-disciplinary curriculum designed to support your development of the knowledge and abilities required for career growth in health-related fields.
How does the Bachelor of Applied Science in health sciences major relate to an Associate of Applied Science?
If you have an Associate of Applied Science in a field related to health sciences from a regionally accredited institution that has an articulation agreement with ASU, you can earn your Bachelor of Applied Science in health sciences by completing additional courses in your focus area. Upon admission, you can transfer 60 to 75 credit hours from your associate degree.
While an Associate of Applied Science in disciplines related to health and health technology can lead directly to a career in your chosen area, earning your bachelor’s degree will assist in your pursuit of management roles.
Will my health sciences degree say 'online'?
Applied health sciences courses
This online health sciences degree offers a flexible curriculum featuring the latest research and insights on a wide variety of health care topics. Courses in this program cover areas like health communication, health care systems and the effects of violence on health. Featured courses include:
HSC 432: Legal Issues in Health Care
MED 417: Impact of Violence on Health
HSC 300: Complementary Health Care
HCD 420: Population Health Management
HSC 310: Health Communication
HSC 410: Supporting the Health of Older Adults
CHS 340: Health Theory
HSC 412: Health Issues in Later Life
What are careers I can get with a degree in health science?
After completing the health sciences major, you’ll be able to return to your original area of expertise in allied health and qualify for a variety of new roles, including home health coordinator, health and patient educator and school health specialist. You’ll also be prepared to earn a graduate degree in health sciences. Additional career examples include:
Online health sciences degree admission requirements
You’re eligible to apply for this program if you have attended one or more regionally accredited colleges or universities and earned your Associate of Applied Science. To apply to a Bachelor of Applied Science program at ASU, please follow these steps.
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